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Tuesday, 29 December

395. Online Discourse and Linguistic Innovation

10:15–11:30 a.m., Congress A, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Language Change

Presiding: Felicia Jean Steele, Coll. of New Jersey

1. “Tracking Contemporary Language Change: Preliminaries to Using the Web as Linguistic Corpus,” James Hearne, Western Washington Univ.

2. “Evidence of Contemporary Language Change Using Data-Mining Techniques,” Kendra Douglas, Western Washington Univ.

3. “Moar Epic Lulz Plz: Encyclopedia Dramatica (ED) and the Birth of a New, Developing Variety of English,” Valéria Souza, Univ. of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

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